Definition of Lieutenant governor
1. Noun. An elected official serving as deputy to the governor of a state of the United States.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Lieutenant Governor
Literary usage of Lieutenant governor
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Francis N. Thorpe, United States (1909)
"The lieutenant-governor, or officer discharging the duties of governor, shall, ... While he acts as president of the senate, the lieutenant- governor shall ..."
2. The Constitutional History of New York: From the Beginning of the Colonial by Charles Zebina Lincoln (1906)
"The colonial records show that a lieutenant governor was required to perform whatever duties might be demanded by the governor, and although the lieutenant ..."
3. Dictionary of National Biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1885)
"On Carteret's death, in 1643, his son, Sir George Carteret, was appointed by the king lieutenant-governor in his stead, and he gratified at the ..."
4. Jamaica: Its Past and Present State by Phillippo, James Mursell (1843)
"... Thomas Earl of Effingham, 1790; Lieutenant-Governor, Major-General Williamson, 1793; Lieutenant-Governor, Earl of Balcarres, 1795; Lieutenant-Governor, ..."
5. The New Larned History for Ready Reference, Reading and Research: The Actual by Josephus Nelson Larned, Augustus Hunt Shearer (1922)
"For each Province there shall be an officer, styled the lieutenant governor, appointed by the Governor General in Council by instrument under the Great Seal ..."